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Yard and Garden: Handling Issues with Raspberry Plants

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 03:55

Raspberries are popular with many home gardeners. They’re easy to grow, and perform well in much of Iowa. However, gardeners can run into issues with heat, weeds and pruning that can curtail yields.

Yard and Garden: Handling Newly Planted Fruit-Bearing Plants

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 04:55

Going through the process of planting fruit-bearing plants for gardens and landscapes is exciting, but it does require some patience. Not all plants are ready to bear fruit immediately, and it might be smart to exercise caution.

Yard and Garden: Identifying and Handling Tree Root Issues

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 06:32

Trees are an essential part of any landscape, but their roots can create issues. How can surface and shallow roots affect their surroundings? Is construction a problem?